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Raymond, the mascot of the Tampa Bay Rays tries to get the crowd going during the game. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Rays Apologize For Mascot Posing With Sign

The Tampa Bay Rays apologized for what the team described as a lapse in judgment by a club mascot photographed holding an “inappropriate sign” making reference to Steve Irwin, a popular television personality and wildlife expert who died in 2006 after being attacked by a stingray.

98.7 The Fan–04/05/2013

One of President Obama's nominees is Florida state judge Darrin Gayles, who would be the first openly gay black man to serve on the federal bench if confirmed by the Senate.  (credit: Thinkstock)

Court: Judge Should Apologize For Rude Behavior

The Florida Supreme Court has affirmed a trial judge’s discipline for “rude and intemperate behavior” that included screaming at attorneys and sentencing a defendant without his lawyer present.

03/14/2013

File photo of people protesting the Trayvon Martin shooting   (Photo Credit: Allison Joyce / Getty Images)

Southern Baptist Leader Apologizes For Martin Comments

A Southern Baptist leader apologized this week for any hurt caused by explosive remarks accusing President Barack Obama and other black leaders of exploiting Trayvon Martin’s death for political gain.

CBS Tampa–04/17/2012

File photo of a bar. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

St. Petersburg Bar Denies ‘Ladies Night’ Drink Specials To Transgender Woman

A local bar landed in hot water recently after one of its patrons, a transgender woman, was told she could not receive discounted drinks on Ladies’ Night.

03/05/2012